FRANKLIN BOROUGH — MICHURA – Edward S., 90, Franklin Borough, went to be with the Lord Nov. 6, 2012, at Memorial Medical Center. Born Oct. 21, 1922, in Johnstown, son of Anthony J. and Mary (Chula) Michura. Preceded in death by parents; brother, John; and sisters, Cecelia McCarthy and Helen Smith. Survived by his loving wife of 62 years, Cecelia A. (Tremul) Michura, Franklin Borough; son, Edward J., married to the former Diane Hutsky, Beech Creek, Pa.; beloved granddaughter, Katie Anne, wife of David Petersen, Linden, Pa.; and several nieces and nephews. Edward was a graduate of Franklin High School. He was a U.S. Army veteran, having served during World War II in the 26th Infantry Division with the 328th Anti Tank Battalion during the Battle of the Bulge. Edward retired from Bethlehem Steel Wheel Plant after 39 years of service as a millwright. Life member of Franklin Borough Volunteer Fire Company and the NRA. Charter member of World War II Memorial Society. Member of Greater Johnstown Retired Men’s Club, Yankee Division Veterans Association, M1 Garand Collectors Association and Sgt. Michael Strank Post 5107 VFW. Edward also was a member of the former Assumption of the BVM Catholic Church, which later merged with Sacred Heart Catholic Church as Church of the Transfiguration. He enjoyed woodworking; puttering around the house; and all sports, especially Conemaugh Valley High School football, AAABA and going to Steelers, Pirates and Pens games. Edward was a master craftsman. He loved relaxing and hunting at his St. Cecelia Camp with his entire family. Edward was an avid deer hunter up until his 89th birthday. He kept a camp diary that is a literary treasure. Edward also kept an interesting daily diary. He simply loved spending time with his family and hunting with his son. At Edward’s request, there will be no public viewing. Memorial Mass will be held at a later date at Church of the Transfiguration, Father Robert C. Hall. Inurnment, Assumption Cemetery, with military rites conducted by Menoher Post 155 VFW Ritual Team. The family is being served by Baker-Harris Funeral Chapel, Conemaugh. The family suggests contributions be directed to Franklin Borough Volunteer Fire Company, 1125 Main St., Johnstown, Pa. 15909, in memory of Edward. Online condolences may be posted to www.wharrisfuneralhome.com.
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Thomas Barton Jr.
BARTON – Thomas Jr., 87, Central City, died July 21, 2014, at home.
Dorothy B. Bermosk
BERMOSK – Dorothy B., 87, Johnstown, passed away July 20, 2014, at Golden Living Center.
Leland Doyle Carney Jr.
CARNEY – Leland Doyle Jr. “Junior” or “Lee,” 77, Pomaria, S.C., formerly of Seward, went to be with the Lord Monday, July 21, 2014.
Ernest R. Contrillo
CONTRILLO – Ernest R., 61, Pittsburgh, formerly of Central City, died July 20, 2014.
Cecelia C. Duncan
DUNCAN – Cecelia C. “Sue,” 78, Johnstown, died July 22, 2014, at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center.
Capt. Dudley C. Hunt
HUNT – Capt. Dudley C., (retired) MPD, Washington, D.C., 77, Windber, passed away July 22, 2014, at home.
Dorothy M. (Moyer) Kepler
KEPLER – Mrs. Dorothy M. (Moyer), 90, Scottsdale, Ariz., formerly of Portage, entered into new life July 19, 2014, at Hospice of the Valley, Scottsdale.
Anna Marie Krumenacker
KRUMENACKER – Anna Marie, 85, Carrolltown, passed away July 22, 2014, at St. Jude’s Haven, Johnstown.
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BLOCK – Deborah, 62, Johnstown, died July 21, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Edward James Clark
CLARK – Edward James, 89, Johnstown, formerly of Minersville, died Saturday, July 12, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Nicole Lyn Eskridge
ESKRIDGE – Nicole Lynn, 24, Linden, Va., passed away Saturday, July 19, 2014.
Jeffery Lynn Flick
FLICK – Jeffery Lynn, 58, Seattle, Wash., formerly of Hollsopple, passed on July 3, 2014, in Seattle.
Elizabeth J. Knapik
KNAPIK – Elizabeth J. “Bethann,” 75, Northern Cambria, passed away July 21, 2014, at UPMC Altoona.
Christopher Shawn Reed
REED – Christopher Shawn, 22, Windber, died July 20, 2014.
Violet Marie (Snyder) Shaffer-Eastlake
SHAFFER-EASTLAKE – Violet Marie (Snyder), 90, Hidden Valley Road, Conemaugh Township, Somerset County, died July 22, 2014.
Teresa L. Smith
SMITH – Teresa L., 50, Johnstown, died July 19, 2014, at her residence.
TURNER – Rosemary, 91, formerly of Johnstown and Woodville, Ohio, died Saturday, July 19, 2014, at Genoa Care Center, Genoa, Ohio.
Mary Ann (Guzic) Walter
WALTER – Mary Ann (Guzic), 77, Lilly, went to her eternal rest July 21, 2014, surrounded by her family at her residence.
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